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        Stemmatum lotharingiae ac barri ducum tomi septem. Ab antenore Trojanarum reliquiarum ad paludes Maeotidas Rege, ad haec usque illustrimi, potentissimi & serenissimi Caroli Tertii Ducis Lotharingiae tempora. In quibus praeterea habes totius orbis nobiliorum familiarum, ac rerum ubique gentium praeclare gestarum à supremis pontificibus, impertoribus orientis & occidentis regibus ducibus comitibus, etiam turcis & barbaris, perutile compendium, mirabile theatrum & ad vivum ex selectiddimus & gravissimus quibusque chronographis & historicis delmeatum simulacrum: ut instar BIBLIOTHECA OMNIUM HISTORIARUM esse possit.

      1580 - Paris, Apud Guilielmum Chaudiere, 1580; in-folio, XXXII-462 pp. + index, errata., Reliure moderne imitant une reliure à la hollandaise, plein vélin, les 10 premières pages ont les marges restaurées . Une superbe marque d'imprimeur avec, dans un médaillon, un diable ailé agitant la faux du temps, avec à ses côtés, un sablier. Complet des arbres généalogiques dont un dépliant. Ouvrage rare et bien complet de ses sept parties annoncées dans le titre en latin. L?auteur, né à Bar-le-Duc, s?efforce de prouver, à l?aide de documents faux ou altérés, que les princes lorrains descendaient en ligne directe de Charlemagne. Il fut déféré au Parlement, condamné, mis à la Bastille, son ?uvre lacérée, malgré le fait que l'auteur avait obtenu le privilège royal. Cependant, il fut remis en liberté, en 1583. Il est rare qu'un livre ait fait l'objet d'autant de controverses. De nombreux généalogistes ont démonté les thèses de François de Rosières, mais aucun de ces auteurs n'a précisé quelle partie du texte était fausse? Il est vrai que Rosières faisait remonter la famille de Lorraine, à Anténore. La personne la plus contestataire de Rosières n'était autre que le roi de France qui, à cette époque, était maitre de la Lorraine. Il chargea de nombreux généalogistes de réduire le travail de Rosières à néant et, par ailleurs, il fit rechercher les titres de noblesse des ducs de Lorraine qui furent trouvés à La Mothe et qui furent soustraits à tous les regards. Comme de Rosières était très estimé des ducs de Lorraine, il se retira dans la région. A sa mort, les chanoines de Toul, pour honorer sa mémoire, lui élevèrent un mausolée dans la cathédrale, qui était surmonté de sa statue et de sa généalogie personnelle. Rare et bon exemplaire.

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        Picture scroll of an Imperial wedding procession.

      Probably Constantinople, ca. 1580-1590.. Gouache paintings raised in gilt on paper roll, mounted on cloth, 11 cm in height, total length 1.96 metres (divided into two parts of 390 and 1570 mm each), depicting an Ottoman wedding procession with captions in Italian. Matted, framed and glazed.. A unique and outstanding record of a 16th century Imperial wedding procession at the Ottoman court, nearly two metres in length. The scene is divided into several sequences: 1) Five groups of riders with musical instruments (trumpets, drums, and cymbals. 2) Two dignitaries carrying a 'nahil' (a traditional fertility symbol often made of flowers, paper and wax), followed by "Aga eunuchi della sposa". 3) "Aga che mena il cavallo della Sposa" (Aga leading the bride's horse). 4) The bride on horseback, inside a tent draped in gold and surrounded by four men (possibly Muslim clerics?). 5) "Donne che vano dietro alla novizza", wearing white niqabs. 6) A eunuch leading a large red covered wagon in which we can glimpse other veiled women. 7) "Altro eunuco, Aga cioe guarda Dame". 8) Several dignitaries, mounted and bearing arms. 9) The "paggi della sposa", bearing flowers. 10) Musicians: "trombetta e timpano che servono la sposa", followed by more eunuchs and riders. 11) An elder, bearded dignitary in a white turban and royal robes closes the procession, followed by a single rug-bearer. - For over a century after the fall of the city in 1453, the Venetian and Genoese ambassadors in Constantinople represented the only effective channel for the West to build trade relationships with the Ottoman Empire. A new generation of Genoese and Venetian nobles from the wealthy merchant families maintained commercial ties with the East by taking advantage of these political liaisons. To their eyes, the Turkish world with its customs and traditions, so very different from those of the Western world, would certainly appear worthy of being observed closely and depicted in all its detail. Here, a gifted amateur painter, very likely an educated Western commercial traveller, has recorded in scroll form an entire nuptial procession, crowded with elegant, sumptuously-dressed figures occupying various roles and offices. The Italian captions in a late 16th-century hand identify several characters and their functions. The entire scene revolves around the central figure of the bride, served by a group of eunuchs and accompanied by "paggi" (pages) and veiled bridesmaids. The bride is, in fact, invisible to the viewer, hidden behind the draperies of a tent on horseback. Very well visible, on the other hand, are the richly coloured garments worn by the mounted dignitaries accompanying the parade, all wearing their specific headdress, a distinguishing feature of their office within the Ottoman courtly society. The colourful scene gives evidence not only of the artist's talents for decoration and ornament, but also of his uncommon attention to ethnographic detail: clearly, the observer of this procession aimed to record truthfully the various figures he saw, individualizing them by their different features. The beards, moustaches, shoes, and headdresses in this scroll are certainly not drawn indiscriminately, but rather are a direct, faithful record of the participants in a foreign society's ritual, a world whose exotic charm continued to attract the Western traveller and made him preserve the Turkish interpretation of a familiar courtly event in this sweeping panorama. The wedding procession perfectly condenses the cross-section of Ottoman noble society and its protagonists in all their various functions at the end of the 16th century. Very similar processions are depicted in the Dryden Costume Album (Trinity College, Cambridge, MS R.14.23) and the Kassel University Library's Ms. hist 31 (p. 115), both of which are considerably shorter and folded in leporello style. Owing to similarities with the Dryden album, the Kassel manuscript, and others including an example in Jerusalem, the present scroll would be dated to ca. 1580-90, making this one of the earliest costume books with Italian labelling: while 17th century examples are not uncommon, few appear in the 1580s. - All these late 16th century books and drawings testify to the increased contact in this period between Europe and the Ottoman Empire and to the subsequent interest in Ottoman culture. While the European taste for the Orient could sometimes veer towards the fantastical, these manuscripts give evidence of genuine and sensitive intellectual enquiry. Images of the Ottoman Empire became fashionable souvenirs of Oriental travel from the 16th century onwards and would remain in vogue until the 19th century (we are indebted to Dr William Kynan-Wilson, Cambridge, for generously sharing his research on this topic). - Occasional chipping with slight loss to colours; remains of a collection label, but generally well-preserved.

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        Stadtratsmandat - Christenlich Ordnung unnd Satzung eines ersamen Radts der Statt Zürych, den gmeinen Kilchgang und Predigen, die Widertöuffer, frömbde Religion, Verbotten aberglöubig Künst, Kilchenrechnungen, Fyrtagen, Gottslesteren, Spilen, Zuotrincken, bevogtet und liederlich Lüt, Kleider und Waffen zetragen, Hochzyt, Schebeten unnd Zeeren, Reisslouffen, Wuocher, Gält, ouch Kernenzinss und Fürkouff, die Ee und ander derglychen Stuck belangend : sampt der Ordnung Synodi vornaher ussgangen / yetzund aber alles in ein kurtzen Begriff verfasst und zuosamen gestelt unnd in Truck geben. ....

      Zürich, [Christoph Froschauer d. J.], 1580. Kl.4°, 22 Bl. (Bogensignaturen: A , B-C ), Titelholzschnitt, Moderner Kart.-Umschlag, Durchgehend etwas fleckig und einige Marginalen von alter Hand. Preis in CHF: 1200. VD 16 Z 591, Vischer C 971.

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        6 Kolorierte Kupferstich-Landkarten von Ortelius auf 1 Blatt. Insularum aliquot maris mediterranei descriptio.

      Antwerpen, Ortelius, um 1580.. circa 52,5 x 42 cm (Blatt). 1 Doppelblatt verso halbseitig lateinischer Text. Zu sehen sind 6 Karten von Mittelmeerinseln auf 1 Blatt. In der Mitte Sizilien, ringsum Korfu, Malta, Elba, Zerbi (Djerba) und Sardinien. - Mittelfalte geglättet, kaum fleckig. Gut erhalten.

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        A natural history pattern book from the seventeenth century

      Frankfurt, 1580. Oblong booklet of 44 illustrated leaves measuring 204 x 183 mm., many being woodcut patterns with printed pedagogic captions in several languages (namely Latin, German, English and French); some loss (principally marginal) affecting approximately half the leaves, the whole book repaired and laid down in the eighteenth century; old vellum, worn and stained, recently rebacked by a competent binder. English schoolboys of the seventeenth-century. Intriguing and original natural history pattern book, being a composite of leaves from several early publications of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with very early handcolouring and a smattering of irreverent manuscript notations.This book of original hand painted woodcuts presents birds, beasts, insects and flowers compiled for use as an educational aid during the seventeenth-centur. It has several bold ownership inscriptions on the vellum covers including "William Park Anno. Dom 1660" and "Philip Pease his booke 1669". The hand colouring is charming and original and the book was clearly repaired during the eighteenth century, and during this process the plates were laid down. Much used by many hands, the inside of the vellum covers have been used by students to practise the spelling of difficult words including "Plantaganett". Other manuscript notations appear throughout the book, from mundane details such as "Ms. Wards over against the blew bord in German Street in St. James Fields" to more flamboyant statements (one plate of grubs is inscribed in a concise seventeenth century hand "You must not call thoes things raw cunts thats Bawday they are caterpillars").The woodcuts are principally sourced from a later sixteenth-century edition of Egenolff's Herbaum, arborum, fruticum...animalium (first published 1546), bound with leaves from another unidentified book of reptile and invertebrate designs of the early seventeenth century. In comprises 19 pages of animals (birds, reptiles and mammals), 22 pages of flowers, 9 pages of insects and a single leaf of frogs.Quite possibly unique, this is an idiosyncratic and appealing book, with much to be discovered about its history.

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        Sancti Isidori Hispalensis Episcopi Opera Omnia quae extant, partim aliquando virorum doctissimorum laboribus edita, partim nunc primum scripta et castigata per Margarinum de La Bigne

      Paris: Parisiis, apud Michaelem Sonnium, 1580. Folio; 12 hs., 195 folios [y] 124 folios, 32 hs. Ejemplar falto de los folios 1 a 6 del Libro I de "Originum". Encuadernación del Siglo XVII en piel granitada, con los planos ligeramente fatigados, lomera profusamente ornada y tejuelo. Primera edición de la obra completa de San Isidoro, realizada por el historiador y teólogo francés Marguerin de la Bigne (c.1546-c.1595), pionero de la patrística crítica.

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        SAARBURG. Gesamtansicht (13,5 x 39 cm), darunter Gesamtansicht von Pfalzel an der Mosel, (17 x 39 cm).

      - Altkol. Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, um 1580, 31,5 x 38,5 cm.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        AUSONII BURDIGALENSIS, VIRI CONSULARIS, OMNIA, QUAE ADHUC IN VETERIBUS BIBLIOTHECIS INVENIRI POTUERUNT, OPERA Ad haec, Symmachi & Pontij Paulini littera ad Ausonium scriptae: tam Ciceronis, Sulpicia, aliorumque quorundam veterum carmina nonnulla,... illustrata per Eliam Vinetum Santonem...

      Burdigalae (Bordeaux), apud Simonem Millangium, 1580. In-8 gr. (mm. 257 x 185), 2 parti in 1 vol., p. pelle bazana coeva (con abras.), dorso a cordoni (restaur.) con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, 150; 246 cc.nn.; bella marca tipografica al frontespizio, tit. in rosso e nero, ornato da testate, grandi iniz. e finalini inc. su legno. Le prime 150 cc.nn.: 18 di prefaz. e Indice + 132 (stampate separatamente nel 1575) sono di testo. Le restanti 246 cc.nn. contengono il "commento", stampato nel 1580. Si tratta di: "Eliae Vineti Santonis commentarius in Ausonii Burdigalensis Epigrammata", 244 cc.nn. (incluso l'Errata - datato 1580) e di "Martialis Campani Medici Burdigalensis, è latronum manibus divinitus liberati explicatio philosophica in epigramma decimum Ausonii potae Burdigal", 2 cc.nn. (senza data). Il "commento" vero e proprio, contiene figure nel t., anche a p. pag., e 2 tavv. ripieg. f.t. che illustrano il palazzo e l'anfiteatro di Bordeaux. L'opera del poeta latino Ausonio (310-393 D.c.) comprende epigrammi, epitaffi, idilli, lettere, il poemetto la "Mosella". "Edizione originale". Cfr. Adams,I,2282 che non cita le ultime 2 cc.nn. di "commento" - Brunet,I,573: "Belle édition, estimée pour le commentaire" - Graesse,I,259. Esemplare con bruniture, leggerm. corto del marg. sup., ma complessivam. in discreto stato di conservazione.

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        New Griechen landt mit andern anstossenden landern wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist.':.

      - Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Sebastian Münsters Cosmographie, um 1580, 27 x 34,5 Zacharakis, A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800, (3. edition), Nr. 2440. - Zeigt Griechenland mit den ägäischen Inseln sowie die Küste der westlichen Türkei. - Über der Karte Titelkopfleiste. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Die Siebenbuerg / so man sunst auch Transsyluaniam nennt.':.

      - kolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder . b. Heinrich (Henri) Petri in Basel, um 1580, 32 x 36,5 Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt Siebenbürgen. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Unten links Kartusche mit Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        DE SPECTRIS LEMURIBUS ET MAGNIS ATQUE INSOLLITIS FRAGORIBUS, VARIÍSQUE PRAESAGITIONIBUS, QUAE PLERUNQUE OBITUM HOMINUM, MAGNAS CLADES, MUTATIONÉSQUE IMPERIORUM, PRAECEDUNT, LIBER UNUS. LUDOVICO LAVATERO TIGURINO AUTORE

      Geneva: Eustache Vignon, 1580. Hardcover. Very good. [16],213 pp. In Latin. 19th-century plain paper-backed marbled boards. 19th-century German booksellers label in front pastedown. Small early inscription, crossed out in early ink, in title page, not affecting text, occasional early underlining and marginal notes. Two-inch vertical crease at head of title leaf, with half-inch closed tear at edge (tear not affecting text), faint dampstaining in first 24 leaves. Very good. Early Latin edition, after the first edition, in German, of 1569 and the first Latin edition of 1570. Known in English as ?"Of Ghostes and Spirites Walking by Nyght, and of Strange Noyses, Crackes, and Sundry Forewarnings, Whiche Commonly Happen Before the Death of Menne, Great Slaughters, & Alterations of Kyngdomes,?" from the 1572 English translation, this work is one of the most important demonological works of the Reformation era, profoundly influential in Elizabethan literature. The author, Ludwig Lavater (1527-1886), was a Zwinglian Swiss theologian and minister based in Zurich. In the 16th and 17th-century Protestant world, new questions had surfaced regarding the nature of ghostly apparitions—particularly their origins. In the Catholic understanding, ghosts were generally thought to be spirits of the dead on leave from Purgatory. With their rejection of the doctrine of Purgatory, Protestant philosophers and theologians were compelled to search for new answers. One (fairly unpopular) position was taken by Reginald Scot in his DISCOURSE UPON DEVILS AND SPIRITS, appended to his 1584 work, DISCOVERIE OF WITCHCRAFT, in which he argued that because the age of miracles had ceased long ago apparitions must be no more than the products of human imagination or trickery. The dominant view in Protestant theology (if still not quite the popular mind), however, came to be what Lavater expressed here in DE SPECTRIS. Lavater argued that, while many apparitions may be indeed be products of false perception, ample evidence of real supernatural visitations had existed from biblical and classical antiquity to the present day. He concluded, however, that these phenomena are not the spirits of the dead but in fact agents of Hell (and perhaps occasionally Heaven) that will sometimes take human spiritual form. He relates examples of these phenomena throughout the work, together with a taxonomy of less-human specters such as Lamiae, Larvae, and Lemures and a variety of mythical creatures. In his introduction to the 1929 Oxford edition of GHOSTES AND SPIRITES (edited with May Yardley), J. Dover Wilson demonstrates the clear influence of Lavater?'s views—and possibly of his book, directly—on Shakespeare in the shaping of the dialogues surrounding the ghost of Hamlet?'s father. In TAMMUZ PAN AND CHIRST : NOTES ON A TYPICAL CASE OF MYTH-TRANSFERENCE AND DEVELOPMENT (Chicago, 1912), Wilfred H. Schoff discusses the influence of Lavater?'s ?"strange compilation of wonder stories?" on the Elizabethans and traces the path of the ?"Dead Pan?" story in English literature from DE SPECTRIS through Spencer, Milton, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Caillet 6237 ("curieux et rare"). Dorbon-Ainé 2509 (first edition). Graesse, pp. 81, 134. Rosenthal 1885. Thorndike VI, pp. 530-32.

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        GRIECHENLAND. - Karte. "New Griechenlandt mit andern anstossenden Ländern wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist". Karte von Griechenland und der Westküste Türkei sowie Kreta.

      - Altkol. Holzschnitt aus Seb. Münster, "Cosmographia", um 1580, 31 x 36 cm. Mit Kopftitel und Textkartusche links unten. Unten angerändert. Schönes Flächenkolorit.

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        LA GALLERIA DELLE MAPPE GEOGRAFICHE IN VATICANO

      FRANCO COSIMO PANINI; TESTI DI A. CHIGGIATO, R. FERRI, C. FRANZONI, L. GAMBI, P. LIVERANI, M. MILANESI, A. PINELLI, F. PRONTERA, P. SERENO; FOTOGRAFIE DI A. ANGELI, D. PIVATO; VOLUME PRIMO: ATLANTE FOTOGRAFICO PP. 612, 795 ILLUSTRAZIONI A COLORI; VOLUME SECONDO: SAGGI E SCHEDE PP. 511, 120 ILLUSTRAZIONI IN BIANCO E NERO. VOLUME TERZO: CARTE 40 CARTE GEOGRAFICHE IN COFANETTO; INDICI TOPONOMASTICI. Lunga 120 metri, la Galleria delle Carte geografiche è la più vasta rappresentazione geografica mai realizzata, con una ricchezza di toponimi straordinaria, impreziosita da piante e prospetti di città e animata da grandiose scene di battaglia. Una decorazione straordinaria, proposta per la prima volta in tutti i suoi particolari. La decorazione delle pareti di edifici monumentali con rappresentazioni geografiche è una pratica artistica che trovò una nuova fortuna nella seconda metà del XVI secolo. La Galleria delle Carte geografiche in Vaticano, voluta da papa Gregorio XIII nel 1580, è l?esempio più esteso di questo tipo di raffigurazione pittorica. Sono infatti ben 40 le carte geografiche affrescate sulle pareti del corridoio che dai Musei Vaticani porta alla Cappella Sistina, realizzate sui disegni del coordinatore scientifico dell?impresa, Egnazio Danti, matematico e cartografo già attivo alla corte dei Medici e a Bologna. Fu invece l?umanista tedesco Luca Holstenio, cinquant?anni dopo, a curare il restauro di molti degli affreschi, forte anche dei progressi compiuti nel campo della cartografia, che in quegli anni aveva sviluppato tecniche di misurazione più accurate. Le carte, che raffigurano l?intera penisola italiana con le isole maggiori e minori, raggiungono così un livello di dettaglio spesso sorprendente, soprattutto quando ritraggono aree come lo stato pontificio, la Liguria o la Toscana, in cui Danti aveva compiuto rilievi cartografici. I dipinti si presentano all?osservatore come un lungo succedersi di mari e fiumi, valli e pianure, boschi e strade, accompagnati da targhe, piante e vedute di città racchiuse in cartigli svolazzanti ed episodi storici, mitologici o aneddotici che corredano le località principali o i mari, unendo alla ricerca di rigore scientifico il gusto per il bello e il sorprendente. Sulla volta, una serie di cinquantuno affreschi raffigura episodi miracolosi o edificanti legati alle località sottostanti, mentre un?altra serie di dipinti a monocromo riporta episodi dell?Antico Testamento. Il libro, del quale fa parte un cofanetto con le riproduzioni, su fogli sciolti, delle singole carte geografiche, documenta, analizza e commenta l?intero patrimonio artistico della Galleria. Le fotografie dell?Atlante riproducono, con attenzione ai più piccoli particolari, tutte le carte geografiche e gli affreschi del soffitto, oltre alle sculture che decorano il corridoio. I saggi del volume dei Testi, che contiene le schede che commentano le fotografie, studiano in dettaglio genesi e significati della Galleria, a partire dal saggio di Antonio Pinelli che inquadra nel contesto storico e politico l?impresa voluta da papa Gregorio XIII, oggetto anche di un anonimo poemetto coevo in latino, l?Ambulatio gregoriana, qui studiato da Rolando Ferri. La figura di Egnazio Danti e il suo lavoro nella Galleria costituiscono invece l?oggetto del saggio di Lucio Gambi, seguito dall?intervento di Marica Milanesi che affronta nello specifico le ragioni del ciclo delle carte. Il programma iconografico della volta e il suo rapporto con le carte sottostanti sono analizzati nel secondo contributo di Antonio Pinelli, mentre Paola Sereno traccia una storia della fortuna del ciclo pittorico nel corso dei secoli e Claudio Franzoni ricostruisce la storia dei restauri che l?hanno interessato.

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        PIANTE DI POPOLI E STRADE. Capitani di parte guelfa 1580 - 1595.

      Pubblicazione dell'"Archivio di Stato di Firenze", con il contributo della Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze e sotto gli auspici dell'Ufficio Centrale per i Beni Archivistici. Opera in due volumi. Saggio cartografico di Leonardo Rombai. Indice analitico a cura di Lodovico Branca e Matteo Barbarulo. Consulenza di Gian Carlo Garfagnini. 4°,pg.652 complessive. Con 574 belle riproduzioni di terrilogi e cabrei. Eleganti legature in tela editoriale verde, con titoli in oro alle coperte. Ottime condizioni di conservazione. Stupenda e poderosa Opera sulla situazione viaria del Granducato di Toscana a cavallo tra XVI e XVII secolo.

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        Die wasser kunst, so durch pomp werk das wasser auß der tieffe zeucht. Wie sie im Leberthal gebrauchet wirdt. (Titel rechts oben in Kartusche)

      O. O., ca. 1580.. Kupferstich eines unbekannten Künstlers. Alt auf Karton montiert. 28,5 x 36,3 cm. Sehr detaillierte Darstellung des Berg- und Hüttenwesens im elsässischen Lebertal (Vallée de la Lièpvrette) bei Markirch (Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines). Das zahlreiche Personen und Gerätschaften zeigende Bild mit folgender Legende: A. Truhenlüffer. B. Haspelzicher. C. Aertzheuwer. D. Brandsetzen. E. Scheider. E. Klauber. G. Zerfetzen. H. Bucher. I. Weiber die buchen. K. Deichelborer und Zim(m)erwerck. L. Wäschen in Bütten. M. Wäschen auf der Blaaën. N. Wäschen im Sumpf. O. Abtrueben. P. Lieferung. Q. Handschmidten. R. Kohlwagen. S. Treibherde. T. Schmelzöfen. V. Rösten. X. Rütengeher. ---- "Ein weiteres, aus dem letzten Viertel des 16. Jahrhunderts stammendes Beispiel für diese exakte, detailreiche und umfassende Darstellungsweise findet sich auch in einem Einzelblatt, das den Bergbau im elsässischen Lebertal schildert. Der Betrachter des Kupferstichs wird vom Künstler an drei Stellen in das Berginnere hineingeführt. Am unteren Bildrand erkennt man Knappen, die das Gestein durch Feuersetzen zermürben, daneben arbeiten Bergleute mit Schlägel und Eisen bzw. Keilen. Offenes Geleucht erhellt das Dunkel, die Streckenförderung erfolgt mit Trögen. An einem Gesenk wird gehaspelt, Knappen fahren durch das Mundloch mit Holzausbau ein. Im Berg findet man eine große Wasserkunst mit einem oberschlächtig angetriebenen Rad, das über Gestängepumpen die Wasserhaltung bewegt. Die übrigen Bildszenen spielen über Tage, wobei die Reihenfolge der Arbeitsvorgänge von der Förderung des Rohhaufwerks bis hin zum Schmelzen und Raffinieren bzw. zum Abtransport des Endproduktes aus kompositorischen Gründen an unterschiedlichen Stellen angeordnet worden ist. Der Kupferstich schildert eine vollständige Abfolge der Vorgänge im Berg und in der Hütte, wobei der Künstler genaue Kenntnisse nicht nur von den Einzelvorgängen, sondern auch von den alltäglichen Begleiterscheinungen zeigt: Er weiß von den Streitigkeiten, die beim Verkauf der Roherze entstehen, er kennt die Aufseher, ihm war das Land um Markirch bekannt". Damit steht der unbekannte Künstler in der Tradition des Hausbuchmeisters, des Hans Hesse, des Schöpfers des Kuttenberger Kanzionales und der Bergbücher, in denen ähnlich umfassend das Montanwesen geschildert wird." (zitiert aus: Dietmar Guderian (Hrsg.), Technik und Kunst. Düsseldorf, 1994. Bd. VII, SS. 223f.). - Bis zum Plattenrand beschnitten, mit kleinen Randschäden auf Bütten aufgezogen und auf Karton montiert. Oben links etwas berieben. Verso fleckig. Insgesamt recht gutes und sauberes Exemplar, das für mich nur mit einem Standort in der Graphischen Sammlung Stuttgart nachweisbar ist!

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        [engraved title:] Pia desideria emblematis elegiis & affectibus SS. Patrum. illustrata ... Antwerp, Hendrik Aertssens I, 1624 (repeated in colophon). Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). With letterpress half-title, richly engraved allegorical title-page, full-page engraved coat of arms of the dedicatee, Pope Urban VIII, full-page engraved introductory emblem, numbered "0", all on integral leaves, and 45 numbered engraved emblem plates by Boëtius à Bolswert. Half tanned sheepskin (ca. 1850), gold- and blind-tooled spine.

      De Backer & Sommervogel IV, col. 513; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) III, Bolswert 145-192; Landwehr, Emblem books Low Countries 345; Porteman, Emblematic exhibitions, p. 17, fig. 6; Praz, pp. 143 ff.; STCV 6826501 (4 copies). First edition, in the original Latin, of the most popular spiritual love emblem book ever published, illustrated with the beautiful emblematic designs of the great baroque artist Boetius Adamsz. van Bolswert (ca. 1580-1633). Herman Hugo (1588-1629), a Jesuit priest who lived in Antwerp and elsewhere in the southern Low Countries, made the genre popular throughout Europe with his Pia desideria and especially its beautiful emblems by Van Bolswert. Its emblems, mixing heart-warming scenes of tenderness with dire warnings to sinners, even inspired the Protestant Jan Luyken's Jesus en de Ziel. Though the use of the Latin language would have demanded a fairly well-educated reader, it was still the language of the Catholic Church and the book clearly spoke to the common people. For this reason, the emblems depict people (often represented by putti) in daily life.With early owner's inscriptions on title-page mostly erased and a 17th-century interlinear inscription between the first lines of the dedication, and a 20th-century bookplate of Jos van der Steen. With a small rust hole in 1 leaf and an occasional, usually marginal brown stain, but still in very good condition. A seminal emblematic work mixing heart-warming scenes with dire warnings, both from daily life.

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        Divi Bonauenturae S. R. E. Episcopi Card. Albanensis. Doctorisq. Seraphici, Ord. Minorum. In Primum Librum Sententiarum Elaborata Dilucidatio. Tome 1 avec index generale / 2, 3 et 4. Ens. 4 volumes complet.

      Venetiis (Venice), 1580,. pt. in-8vo, (16x11 cm), 8 ff. + 467 ff. (+ 1) + 1 ff. (registre) + Index / 8 ff. + 661 ff. + 1 ff. / 8 ff + 551 ff. / 8 ff. + 640 ff., texte impr. a double col., titre avec vign. gravee timbre humide sur pages de titre , reliure en parchemin flexible, tome second reliure recent dans le style d'epoque, lanieres renouvelees.. Divi Bonaventurae In Primum Librum Sententiarum elaborata Dilucidatio + Secundum Librum + Tertium Librum + Index Generalis In Omnes D. Bonaventurae Super Quatuor Libros (index bound in vol. 1). Appr. 2500 leaves printed in double columns. Original flexible vellum bindings (vol. 2 recently bound antique style). Most flyleaves renewed, Fine complete set in 4 volumes, rare.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Peruviae Auriferae Regionis Typus Didaco Mendezio auctore (with] La Florida Auctore Hieron Chiaves (and) Guastecan Reg,

      Amsterdam: Ortelius, Circa 1580.. Folio sheet, hand colored. Image area approximately 18 x 13 inches. Map of Florida on the same sheet with maps of Peru and New Spain. This is the first printed map of the interior of the deep south, in excellent condition, with original contemporary hand coloring. "A mother map of the first importance... Probably had more influence than any other map in establishing the subsequent conception of Florida as including that par tof the present United States from the Penisula of Florida northward..." Cumming, "The Southeast in Early Maps" pp. 2, 12. Burden, The Mapping of North America, no.57.

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        Sefer HaHASSIDIM Hachassidim ha-Hassidim Hahasidim (Book of the Pious)

      Ambrosius Froben Ambrosiano Frovinio Ambrose, Basel, Switzerland 1580 - Title within decorative typographical border, title word within decorative woodcut frame. Some browning and staining. (4), 116 leaves. Apparently a made up copy since last section has shorter leaves. Leaves (4) and 1 to 48 are 188 x 146 mm. Leaves 49 to 116 are 184 x 146 mm. Rough translation of Hebrew inscription on verso of title page: The anniversary of the death of my father, of blessed memory Over these do I weep and shed tears and cannot be consoled over the death of my father who left this world and was buried on Monday, the 4th day in the month of Kislev in the year [5]533 [= 30 November 1772] [In the same handwriting but different ink:] The anniversary of the death of my mother and teacher. You died and were buried on Thursday, the 21st day of Adar [?] [5]532 [= 25 February 1772]. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 6. References: Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl.,; 5701 (2); Wiener, Kohel. Mos., 4311; Roest, p. 616. Many of the passages in Sepher HaChassidim are homiletic and exegetic, explaining the philosophical or mystical meanings of Biblical verses and Talmudic sayings. Nonetheless, it is primarily a masterwork of ethical instruction, enjoining how to resist temptation and avoid sin; how to dress, speak, pray and work; how to choose a wife and select companions; how to harmonise the necessities of existence with the requirements of religious life; how to choose a righteous teacher, and many other subjects. No other Hebrew work of ethics devotes such close attention to details, rendering it an important historical source for the study of everyday Jewish life in medieval Germany. For an extensive treatment of Ashkenazic Pietism, see I Marucs, Piety and Society: The Jewish Pietists of Medieval Germany (1981). See also H. Soloveitcheck, "Three Themes in Sefer Hasidim," AJS Review I (1976) pages 311-357. ¿Sefer Hasidim,¿ is truly representative of the teachings of the German pietists (Hadisei Ashkenaz). H. Soloveitchick, "Piety, Pietism and Germany Pietism: Sefer Hasidim I and the Influence of Hasidei Ashkenaz." JQR, XCII, numbers 3-4 )2002), pages 455-493. Major work in the field of ethics, produced by the Jews of medieval Germany. It comprises the ethical teachings of the Hasidei Ashkenaz movement in the 12th and early 13th centuries. Many of the passages in Sefer Hasidim are homiletic and exegetic in nature, explaining the ethical, and sometimes the philosophical or mystical, meanings of biblical verses or talmudic sayings. Most of the passages, however, discuss only ethics, and do so in direct connection with everyday life. Sefer Hasidim is the prime example of pragmatic and realistic ethical teachings in Jewish ethical literature; it takes into account the special characteristic of every case, the psychology of the person discussed, the historical and economic situation, and the person's special relationship to other people. This approach renders Sefer Hasidim the most important historical source for the study of everyday Jewish life in medieval Germany; it throws light especially on economic and religious relations of Jews with gentiles. The book has some descriptions of actual incidents, clarifying the situation in Germany during and after the disasters brought by the crusaders on Jews in Germany and France. Later Jewish ethical works influenced by Sefer Hasidim retained its strict and uncompromising adherence not only to the commandments, but to the entire body of religious ethics. The book instructs the pious man how to resist temptation and avoid any situation which may lead to sin. It teaches how to dress, to speak, to pray, to work, and to sleep; how to choose a wife and to select friends; how to harmonize between the necessities of existence and the requirements of religious life; which city is suitable for a pious person to live in and which is not; the right relationship between teacher and pupil; how to choose a righteous teacher; in what fields one may have commercial contact with gentiles etc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orlando Furioso ... Tutto ricorretto, & di nuove figure adornato. Con le Annotationi, gli Avertimenti, & le Dichiarationi di Ieronimo Ruscelli. La Vita dell'autore descritta dal Signor Giovan Battista Pigna ... Di nuovo aggiuntovi Li cinque canti del medesimo autore.

      Venetia (Venise), Appresso gli Heredi di Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1580,. in-4°, XVI (dont le titre grave) + 654 p. + XXXIV (34 p.), texte a 2 colonnes, en italiques, texte regle a la main en rouge, orne d'en-tetes, de lettrines et de culs-de-lampe ainsi que de 51 splendides gravures sur bois en pleine page au commencement de chaque chant, un petit trou a la figure de la page 401, belle reliure en cuir a nerfs habilement restauree, entre-nerfs decores en or, etiquette de titre en maroquin rouge, plats decores d'un encadrement simple et de pointilles a froid, tranches jaspees.. First edition printed in Venice by the heirs of Valgrisi, superbly illustrated with 51 full-page woodcut engravings. The engraving on page 401 has a small hole (due to the paperquality). Early 17th century calf binding, spine skilfully restored.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Le edizioni italiane del XVI secolo (Roma 1985) I/209 n° 2547; Agnelli e Ravegiani, Annali delle edizioni Ariostee (Bologna 1933) I/151; Adams A-1676; Brunet I/436; Benezit III/649.

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        Ioannis Cassiani eremitae De institutis renuntiantium libri XII. Collationes sanctorum patrum XXIV. Ab innumeris pene mendis auxilio vetustissimorum codicum expurgatae, & ad suam integritatem restitutae. Adiectae sunt quarundam obscurarum dictionum interpretationes ordine alphabeti dispositae: & obseruationes in loca ambigua & minus tuta quae pium lectorem offendere possent. Praeterea indices duo testimoniorum sacrae scripturae, quae a Cassiano vel explicantur, vel aliter quam vulgata editio habet citantur. Index postremò rerum memorabilium

      Rome: Ex Typographia Dominici Basae, Anno MDLXXX, 1580. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. 6 ff., 767, [1] pp. Contemporary French calf with printed "paisley" designs on front and back covers. Lacking front endpaper; binding soiled, foot of spine repaired. EXTREMELY CURIOUS SIXTEENTH-CENTURY "PRINTED LEATHER BINDING," decorated in the textile manner with the designs printed directly on the leather. Compare De Thou's copy of Bafius, Lyons, 1549 (but bound much later, ca. 1601-1603, as is attested by the presence on the binding of his monogram entwined with that of his second wife), subsequently in the library of Raphael Esmerian (First Sale, no. 115). * PROVENANCE: Early ownership inscription of the Seminary of Saint-Sulpice (Paris) and the Ramsgate Monastery (Kent) with library ink stamps and bookplate.

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        ORBIS CHRISTIANI STATUS (1590) / [Jean de Serres] V. Partis Commentariorum de statu religionis et reipublicae in regno Galliae (Leiden, 1580) / [Conrad Memmius] Jehova Vindex (Bremen, 1590)

      Geneva, Leiden and Bremen: E. Vignon & Bernhardus Petrus, 1580-1590. Together 3 works in one volume. 8vo. (ORBIS): 174 pp., 2 blank ff. (COMMENTARIORUM): 8 ff., 208 pp. (JEHOVA VIDEX): 2 parts in one volume. 12 ff., 34 ff. Contemporary half pigskin blind-tooled, upper compartment with the monogram of the first owner "M.M.H." in the lower the date "1590," boards painted black, sprinkled edges (front endleaf loosening). IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN CONDITION. Preserved in a fitted cloth case by Cloverleaf Studio A fascinating Sammelband of three historical works relating to the Civil Wars in France at the end of the 16th-century, here preserved in a very attractive, strictly contemporary binding (dated 1590). ORBIS CHRISTIANI STATUS. First (?) Edition, bound third in the present Sammelband, which contains frequent and apparently unrecorded references to Elizabeth I, and also to America, i.a. the description of the Portuguese and Spanish possessions in the New World (p. 132 / 158), the West and East Indies (p. 138), an account of the Spanish Armada off the coast of Scotland and Ireland (pp. 143-4), etc. An extraordinary passage on p. 132 informs the reader that the vast lands of "America" (sic) and the West Indies were conquered "with appalling cruelty" (sic!) and were subjugated by authority of the Pope himself (sic!). The Orbis Christiani Status gives a strictly contemporary account of the rebellion of the Duc de Guise against royal authority, his assassination in 1588, and the eventual triumph of Henri IV. As per Hugh M. Richmond's 'Shakespeare's Navarre': "When Henri IV won his famous victories in 1589-1590 he became a folk-hero of the English, with their ineradicable taste for romance on horseback. There was every reason for fashionable young playwrights to exploit this popularity in the early 1590's, and Shakespeare was no exception. Love's Labour's Lost is thus in part an attempt to define the origins of a contemporary hero, and it develops motifs and character types which reappear in several of its author's later works. We are now able to judge what drew the young and ambitious Shakespeare to this material, and why it proved so seminal to his awareness. In the first place Love's Labour's Lost is a work of imaginative journalism exploiting contemporary political fashion" (SOURCE: Hugh M. Richmond, "Shakespeare's Navarre" in: The Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 3. Summer, 1979, pp. 193-216). Adams O-256. Not in Moeckli, Les livres imprimes a Geneve de 1550 a 1600. Conrad Memmius' JEHOVA VINDEX: "The author of this somewhat rare opuscule, published just after the accession of Henry IV, quotes with approval the sentiment of Tertullian that the monarch is second only to God. There is no third power that is free from Subjection to him, or has authority over kings themselves. The writer is opposing the pretensions of Sixtus V; but in his zeal to support royalty, he ignores the superiority of the states-general which was asserted by Hotman. He even goes to the length of justifying the King's predecessor in his treacherous murder of the Duke of Guise and his brother, the cardinal ('Jehova Vindex, sive de rebus Gallicis,' Bremae, 1590). Whether the author, who calls himself Jacobus Francus, was a Frenchman or a German, he fully represented the sentiment of the Huguenots, and was rewarded by the papal authorities by honorable mention in the Index Librorum Prohibitorum" (SOURCE: Henry Martyn Baird, "Hotman and the 'Franco-Gallia'" in: American Historical Review, vol. 1, No. 4 [1896], pp. 629-630, notes). First published in 1589, the present copy belongs to the second edition. VD16 F-2252. Not in Moeckli, Les livres imprimes a Geneve de 1550 a 1600. Jean de Serres' five-part COMMENTARIORUM DE STATU RELIGIO ET REIPUBLICAE IN REGNO GALLIAE was the primary source for plot materials for William Heminges' "The Fatal Contract: A French Tragedy," written 1638/9, first acted in 1640, and first printed in 1653. This extraordinary Caroline play has been regarded as one of the most extreme of the revenge tragedies or "tragedies of blood" -- more graphic even than Titus Andronicus. Heminges almost certainly used the 1607 English translation entitled: "The General Inventory of the History of France" (SOURCE: Virginia Mason, Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800, pp. 121-2). The five parts of the commentaries were published separately, years apart, the first being compiled by Pierre de la Place. Ours is the First Edition of Part V, complete in itself, which relates signal events during the reign of Henri III from 1574-1576. Serres continued to work on the History until the end of his life, in 1596, at which time he had completed twelve books. Adams L-197. Moeckli, Geneve 99. * PROVENANCE: Stamps of the Bibliothek des Fursten- und Landsschulle zu Grimma (see: Tino Lichte, "Bucher aus mitteldeutschen Bibliotheken im Heidelberger Seminar") and also the Institut fur Kultur und Universalgeschichte Universitat Leipzig (withdrawn Nov. '58).

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        Sophoclis tragoedi VII. In quibus prter multa menda sublata, carminum omnium ratio hactenus obscurior, nunc apertior proditur: opera Gulielmi Canteri Vltraiectini`

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1580. Text in Greek. 431, [17] pp. Printer's device on title-page. 1 vols. 16mo. 18th-century tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather label (slightly chipped); head slightly rubbed, upper joint cracked but holding, some light waterstainining to lower margin of last few leaves. Early gift inscriptions of front endpapers (see below). Sophocles to Plantin to Eton to the Blackstones One of the landmark 16th-century editions of the great Greek tragedian, published by press of Christopher Plantin in Antwerp, and edited with notes by the young Dutch scholar Willian Canter, whose earlier edition of Euripides "established a new era" (Samdys) in the printing of the Greek tragic poets. It was Canter, in his earlier edition of Euripides, who first established the arrangement of the choral odes in enumerated lines of Strophe and Antistrophe - a practice continued here and in his subsequent Aeschylus and which continues today. Canter's edition of Sophocles, with his corrections to the text of Turnebus presented in his Latin Notes (pp. 429-436), remained in use for 200 years (cf. Jebb in his Introduction to his edition of 1887)This particular copy has a fascinating provenance, with historic associations from ETON. The flyleaf bears the ink inscription:"Wm. Cole / E dono J. Foster, eruditissimi Scholae Etonensis Archididascali. 1772" [Given to W. COLE by JOHN FOSTER, learned Headmaster of Eton College. 1772."On the facing endpaper, in later hand, is the ink inscription: "Henricus Lee / E Dono M. Cole, uxoris Gulielmio Cole, Prebendarii Westmensteriensii Cathedrae. 1812." [Given to HENRY LEE by MARY COLE, wife of WILLIAM COLE, Prebendary of Westmenster Cathedral. 1812."]JOHN FOSTER (1731-1774), classical scholar, was Headmaster at Eton from 1765 to 1773. According to the DNB, "Foster was not successful in his administration of the school, 'his government was defective, his authority insufficient,'" Foster retired from Eton in July 0f 1773, "in hope of recruiting his health, which had been sadly shattered by his efforts to cope with the difficulties of his headship."WILLIAM COLE (1753-1806), also a classical scholar with close ties to Eton. According to the DNB, "In 1766 he was admitted at Eton and in 1773 was made scholar of King's College, Cambridge ... .In 1777 he returned [from Cambridge to Eton as a master, but, having ruptured a blood-vessel while an undergraduate, found himself not strong enough for the post, and resigned it in 1780." Under the patronage of the Duke of Marlborough his career advanced and he was eventually appointed prebendary of Westminster by the Archbishop of Canterbury. "In 1795 he married MARY [BLACKSTONE], the second daughter of Sir William Blackstone, but left no issue ... " - DNBMARY BLACKSTONE COLE (ca. 1773 - 2nd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE (1723-1780)HENRY LEE (1765 - 1838) - husband of PHILIPPA BLACKSTONE (b. ca. 1775), 3rd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE.

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        Evangeliorium Dominicalium Summaria, Sanctorumq. Historiae paucissimis verbis expressae, iuxta Kalendarium Romanum; cum Iconibus in aere excusiis [bound with:] Sanctorum Kalendarii Romani...Imagines in Aere Excisae

      Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1580. Two books in one volume. First title lacking final signature g; 96 [of 112] pp. and 47 [of 55] engraved vignettes after Pieter van der Borcht. Second title lacking two leaves G7 & G8, 462 [of 464] pp. and numerous copper engravings after van der Borcht. Each with vignette title page, each leaf with copper-engraved vignette on recto, printed text beneath; versos blank except for double-ruled border and pagination. 1 vols. 16mo. Bound in contemporary crimson morocco, covers with elaborate blind-stamped borders and panel with blind-stamped cornerpieces, around a central circulal gilt-stamped cipher 'IHS'.... Title page a little soiled and stained, perforation in leaf C3 into image of plate, neat repair to margin of leaf D2. Lovely little book in a an attractive contemporary binding, lacking clasps. Plantin Press and the Copper Engraving The first part is a visual telling of the Gospels, with a copper-engraved vignette accompanied by short text for each Sunday of the year. The second part is a Calendar of Saints, according to the Roman Calendar adopted by the Council of Trent. An lovely example of Plantin's pioneering use of the copper-engraving, as opposed to the woodcut, for book illustration. According to Voet, "In fact the EVANGELIORUM DOMINICALIUM SUMMARIAi..., notwithstanding that it is presented formally as a separate publication, was considered to form an integral part of the IMAGINES IN AERE EXCISAE, and was normall sold together with it. The engraver of the second title was Paul Uten Waele, who quite possibly engraved the first series as well.

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        Magdeburg - " Magdeburgum ". Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit großer Kartusche, Stadtwappen und Schriftband, im Vordergrund übergroß vier Personen in Ranaissance-Kleidung. Kolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580.

      . ( " Magdeburgum, a venere quae hic quondam colebatur parthenopolis dicta, Metropolitica Saxoniae urbs, opibus et authoritate memorabilis, peraugusto murorum ambitu & Albis Fluvij vicinitate illustris " ) Schöner altkolorierter Kupferstich Magdeburgs aus der Vogelperspektive mit Altstadt und Neustadt aus dem Ansichtenwerk von Braun-Hogenberg " Civitatis orbis terrarum ". Blattgröße: 32 x 42 cm, aufwendig unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 51 x 58 cm ). Verso mit sichtbar gemachten Begleittext *Magdeborg* aus der Stadtbeschreibung Braun-Hogenbergs. Das Blatt am unteren Rand der Darstellung mit einem Einriß von ca. 15 cm Länge sowie 2 weiteren kleinen Beschädigungen, durch das aufliegende Glas allerdings kaum sichtbar. Ansonsten guter Zustand mit schönem Kolorit. ( Gewicht 2100 Gramm ) ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt ist leider kein Versand möglich - hier bitte Selbstabholung bzw. selbst organisierter Transport ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        ORBIS CHRISTIANI STATUS (1590) / [Jean de Serres] V. Partis Commentariorum de statu religionis et reipublicae in regno Galliae (Leiden, 1580) / [Conrad Memmius] Jehova Vindex (Bremen, 1590)

      Geneva, Leiden and Bremen: E. Vignon & Bernhardus Petrus, 1580-1590. Together 3 works in one volume. 8vo. (ORBIS): 174 pp., 2 blank ff. (COMMENTARIORUM): 8 ff., 208 pp. (JEHOVA VIDEX): 2 parts in one volume. 12 ff., 34 ff. Contemporary half pigskin blind-tooled, upper compartment with the monogram of the first owner "M.M.H." in the lower the date "1590," boards painted black, sprinkled edges (front endleaf loosening). IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN CONDITION. Preserved in a fitted cloth case by Cloverleaf Studio A fascinating Sammelband of three historical works relating to the Civil Wars in France at the end of the 16th-century, here preserved in a very attractive, strictly contemporary binding (dated 1590). ORBIS CHRISTIANI STATUS. First (?) Edition, bound third in the present Sammelband, which contains frequent and apparently unrecorded references to Elizabeth I, and also to America, i.a. the description of the Portuguese and Spanish possessions in the New World (p. 132 / 158), the West and East Indies (p. 138), an account of the Spanish Armada off the coast of Scotland and Ireland (pp. 143-4), etc. An extraordinary passage on p. 132 informs the reader that the vast lands of "America" (sic) and the West Indies were conquered "with appalling cruelty" (sic!) and were subjugated by authority of the Pope himself (sic!). The Orbis Christiani Status gives a strictly contemporary account of the rebellion of the Duc de Guise against royal authority, his assassination in 1588, and the eventual triumph of Henri IV. As per Hugh M. Richmond's 'Shakespeare's Navarre': "When Henri IV won his famous victories in 1589-1590 he became a folk-hero of the English, with their ineradicable taste for romance on horseback. There was every reason for fashionable young playwrights to exploit this popularity in the early 1590's, and Shakespeare was no exception. Love's Labour's Lost is thus in part an attempt to define the origins of a contemporary hero, and it develops motifs and character types which reappear in several of its author's later works. We are now able to judge what drew the young and ambitious Shakespeare to this material, and why it proved so seminal to his awareness. In the first place Love's Labour's Lost is a work of imaginative journalism exploiting contemporary political fashion" (SOURCE: Hugh M. Richmond, "Shakespeare's Navarre" in: The Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 3. Summer, 1979, pp. 193-216). Adams O-256. Not in Moeckli, Les livres imprimes a Geneve de 1550 a 1600. Conrad Memmius' JEHOVA VINDEX: "The author of this somewhat rare opuscule, published just after the accession of Henry IV, quotes with approval the sentiment of Tertullian that the monarch is second only to God. There is no third power that is free from Subjection to him, or has authority over kings themselves. The writer is opposing the pretensions of Sixtus V; but in his zeal to support royalty, he ignores the superiority of the states-general which was asserted by Hotman. He even goes to the length of justifying the King's predecessor in his treacherous murder of the Duke of Guise and his brother, the cardinal ('Jehova Vindex, sive de rebus Gallicis,' Bremae, 1590). Whether the author, who calls himself Jacobus Francus, was a Frenchman or a German, he fully represented the sentiment of the Huguenots, and was rewarded by the papal authorities by honorable mention in the Index Librorum Prohibitorum" (SOURCE: Henry Martyn Baird, "Hotman and the 'Franco-Gallia'" in: American Historical Review, vol. 1, No. 4 [1896], pp. 629-630, notes). First published in 1589, the present copy belongs to the second edition. VD16 F-2252. Not in Moeckli, Les livres imprimes a Geneve de 1550 a 1600. Jean de Serres' five-part COMMENTARIORUM DE STATU RELIGIO ET REIPUBLICAE IN REGNO GALLIAE was the primary source for plot materials for William Heminges' "The Fatal Contract: A French Tragedy," written 1638/9, first acted in 1640, and first printed in 1653. This extraordinary Caroline play has been regarded as one of the most extreme of the revenge tragedies or "tragedies of blood" -- more graphic even than Titus Andronicus. Heminges almost certainly used the 1607 English translation entitled: "The General Inventory of the History of France" (SOURCE: Virginia Mason, Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800, pp. 121-2). The five parts of the commentaries were published separately, years apart, the first being compiled by Pierre de la Place. Ours is the First Edition of Part V, complete in itself, which relates signal events during the reign of Henri III from 1574-1576. Serres continued to work on the History until the end of his life, in 1596, at which time he had completed twelve books. Adams L-197. Moeckli, Geneve 99. * PROVENANCE: Stamps of the Bibliothek des Fursten- und Landsschulle zu Grimma (see: Tino Lichte, "Bucher aus mitteldeutschen Bibliotheken im Heidelberger Seminar") and also the Institut fur Kultur und Universalgeschichte Universitat Leipzig (withdrawn Nov. '58).

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        Sophoclis tragoedi VII. In quibus prter multa menda sublata, carminum omnium ratio hactenus obscurior, nunc apertior proditur: opera Gulielmi Canteri Vltraiectini`

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1580. Text in Greek. 431, [17] pp. Printer's device on title-page. 1 vols. 16mo. 18th-century tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather label (slightly chipped); head slightly rubbed, upper joint cracked but holding, some light waterstainining to lower margin of last few leaves. Early gift inscriptions of front endpapers (see below). Text in Greek. 431, [17] pp. Printer's device on title-page. 1 vols. 16mo. Sophocles to Plantin to Eton to the Blackstones. One of the landmark 16th-century editions of the great Greek tragedian, published by press of Christopher Plantin in Antwerp, and edited with notes by the young Dutch scholar Willian Canter, whose earlier edition of Euripides "established a new era" (Samdys) in the printing of the Greek tragic poets. It was Canter, in his earlier edition of Euripides, who first established the arrangement of the choral odes in enumerated lines of Strophe and Antistrophe - a practice continued here and in his subsequent Aeschylus and which continues today. Canter's edition of Sophocles, with his corrections to the text of Turnebus presented in his Latin Notes (pp. 429-436), remained in use for 200 years (cf. Jebb in his Introduction to his edition of 1887) This particular copy has a fascinating provenance, with historic associations from ETON. The flyleaf bears the ink inscription: "Wm. Cole / E dono J. Foster, eruditissimi Scholae Etonensis Archididascali. 1772" [Given to W. COLE by JOHN FOSTER, learned Headmaster of Eton College. 1772." On the facing endpaper, in later hand, is the ink inscription: "Henricus Lee / E Dono M. Cole, uxoris Gulielmio Cole, Prebendarii Westmensteriensii Cathedrae. 1812." [Given to HENRY LEE by MARY COLE, wife of WILLIAM COLE, Prebendary of Westmenster Cathedral. 1812."] JOHN FOSTER (1731-1774), classical scholar, was Headmaster at Eton from 1765 to 1773. According to the DNB, "Foster was not successful in his administration of the school, 'his government was defective, his authority insufficient,'" Foster retired from Eton in July 0f 1773, "in hope of recruiting his health, which had been sadly shattered by his efforts to cope with the difficulties of his headship." WILLIAM COLE (1753-1806), also a classical scholar with close ties to Eton. According to the DNB, "In 1766 he was admitted at Eton and in 1773 was made scholar of King's College, Cambridge ... .In 1777 he returned [from Cambridge to Eton as a master, but, having ruptured a blood-vessel while an undergraduate, found himself not strong enough for the post, and resigned it in 1780." Under the patronage of the Duke of Marlborough his career advanced and he was eventually appointed prebendary of Westminster by the Archbishop of Canterbury. "In 1795 he married MARY [BLACKSTONE], the second daughter of Sir William Blackstone, but left no issue ... " - DNB MARY BLACKSTONE COLE (ca. 1773 - 2nd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE (1723-1780) HENRY LEE (1765 - 1838) - husband of PHILIPPA BLACKSTONE (b. ca. 1775), 3rd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE.

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        TERCERA PARTE DEL ESPEJO DE CONSOLACION DE TRISTES, JUAN DE DUEÑAS 1580

      Imp. Jaime de Galvan. 1580 - Barcelona. 1580. Pergamino. 16X11. 2 H del prologo facsimiladas. 25h+370Pág+1h. Protestantes. Evangelismo. Muy buen estado. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Instructie voor alle Wisseleers de generael Meesters van de Coninck Maiesteyts munte

      Guillaume van Parijs, Antwerpen (Anvers) 1580 - In-8° étroit (29,5 x 11 cm), titre, 65 ff., 12 feuillets manuscrits de notes anciennes in fine du 16e ou 17e siècles (les deux derniers feuillets manuscrits avec des manques), demi veau du XIXe siècle, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, plats marbrés. Restauration dans la marge de la page de titre sans perte de texte. Pâle mouillure sur 14 feuillets. Blason sur la page de titre, marque de l'imprimeur au verso du dernier feuillet. BIEN COMPLET DES 65 PAGES DE MONNAIES GRAVEES qui semblent toutes du XVIe siècle et de tous les pays d'Europe. Chaque page présente les deux côtés de 5 à 10 pièces. De toute rareté.

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        Sophoclis tragoediæ VII. In quibus præter multa menda sublata, carminum omnium ratio hactenus obscurior, nunc apertior proditur: opera Gulielmi Canteri Vltraiectini`

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1579 [t.p.]; 1580 [colophon] - One of the landmark 16th-century editions of the great Greek tragedian, published by press of Christopher Plantin in Antwerp, and edited with notes by the young Dutch scholar Willian Canter, whose earlier edition of Euripides "established a new era" (Samdys) in the printing of the Greek tragic poets. It was Canter, in his earlier edition of Euripides, who first established the arrangement of the choral odes in enumerated lines of Strophe and Antistrophe - a practice continued here and in his subsequent Aeschylus and which continues today. Canter's edition of Sophocles, with his corrections to the text of Turnebus presented in his Latin Notes (pp. 429-436), remained in use for 200 years (cf. Jebb in his Introduction to his edition of 1887) This particular copy has a fascinating provenance, with historic associations from ETON. The flyleaf bears the ink inscription: "Wm. Cole / E dono J. Foster, eruditissimi Scholae Etonensis Archididascali. 1772" [Given to W. COLE by JOHN FOSTER, learned Headmaster of Eton College. 1772." On the facing endpaper, in later hand, is the ink inscription: "Henricus Lee / E Dono M. Cole, uxoris Gulielmio Cole, Prebendarii Westmensteriensii Cathedrae. 1812." [Given to HENRY LEE by MARY COLE, wife of WILLIAM COLE, Prebendary of Westmenster Cathedral. 1812."] JOHN FOSTER (1731-1774), classical scholar, was Headmaster at Eton from 1765 to 1773. According to the DNB, "Foster was not successful in his administration of the school, 'his government was defective, his authority insufficient,'" Foster retired from Eton in July 0f 1773, "in hope of recruiting his health, which had been sadly shattered by his efforts to cope with the difficulties of his headship." WILLIAM COLE (1753-1806), also a classical scholar with close ties to Eton. According to the DNB, "In 1766 he was admitted at Eton and in 1773 was made scholar of King's College, Cambridge . .In 1777 he returned [from Cambridge to Eton as a master, but, having ruptured a blood-vessel while an undergraduate, found himself not strong enough for the post, and resigned it in 1780." Under the patronage of the Duke of Marlborough his career advanced and he was eventually appointed prebendary of Westminster by the Archbishop of Canterbury. "In 1795 he married MARY [BLACKSTONE], the second daughter of Sir William Blackstone, but left no issue . " - DNB MARY BLACKSTONE COLE (ca. 1773 - 2nd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE (1723-1780) HENRY LEE (1765 - 1838) - husband of PHILIPPA BLACKSTONE (b. ca. 1775), 3rd daughter of WILLIAM BLACKSTONE 16mo. Text in Greek. 431, [17] pp. Printer's device on title-page. 18th- century tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather label (slightly chipped); head slightly rubbed, upper joint cracked but holding, some light waterstainining to lower margin of last few leaves. Early gift inscriptions of front endpapers (see below). Adams S1449; Voet, L. Plantin Press, no. 2224; Hoffman III. PP. 414-5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sarburg - Paltz

      Braun & Hogenberg, 1580. "Sarburg - Paltz". Panoramatic view of the city of Saarburg with another view of Pfalzel (the suburb of the city of Trier) below. Coloured copper-engraving from Braun & Hogenberg, ca. 1580. With 2 ornamental carouches..

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        Commentarius de Praecipuis Divinationum Generibus

      Wittenberg: Johannes Lueft, 1580. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary rolled pigskin dated 1584 with the arms and bust of the Duke of Saxony imprinted, morocco spine label, edges a bit worn, spine darkened, but a fine period binding. Pages uniformly age toned, chipping to some page edges but no loss of text; lacking the folding table. (8), 448 leaves. Ferguson 557 (1560 ed). First published in 1553, Peucer's work on divination (ok in small doses), saints (the equivalent of a belief in personal genies), oracles, magic, geomancy, chiromancy and alchemy is unrelentingly Protestant in its arguments. Though he was later accused of crypto-Calvinism and jailed for some time, this work's skepticism was widely influential. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. Inventory No: 045231.

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        Baßler Chronick. Darinn alles, was sich in Oberen Teutsche Landen, nicht nur in der Statt und Bistumbe Basel, von ihrem Ursprung her, nach Ordnung der Zeiten, in Kirchen und Welt händlen, biss in das gegenwirtige M. D. LXXX Jar, gedenckwirdigs zugetragen ..

      Basel, Henricpetri 1580.. 4°. Illustr. Titelblatt mit figürl. Holzschn.-Titelbordüre von T. Stimmer in rot-schwarz, 9 Bl., 660 S., 1 Bl. Mit Titelholzschnitt, einem Basler Wappenholzschnitt auf der Titelrückseite und 303 teils handkol. Textholzschnitten, davon 225 Wappen von G. Sickinger. Goldgepr. Pergamentbd., auf den Deckeln das goldgepr. Wappen der Familie "Georg Wilhelm Joerger Freiherr von AVF.Kreyspach", mit handgeschr. Rückentitel (etwas fleckig)., fester Einband. Erste Ausgabe der Basler Chronik, komplett mit der grossen Faltkarte der Region Basel. Wurstisens Werk markiert einen Höhepunkt der Schweizerischen Geschichtsschreibung im 16. Jahrhundert. Die aus 3 Teilen zusammengesetzte Karte, umrahmt von einer Wappenbordüre, zeigt rechts den Plan der Stadt Basel aus der Vogelschau und in der linken Hälfte das Gebiet des Aar-und Sundgaus, sowie das Elsass und den südlichen Schwarzwald. Die Textholzschnitte stammen vom Solothurner Maler G. Sickinger (1558-?). - Stellenweise gebräunt und mit Feuchtigkeitsspur am Rand, gelegentlich braun- und stockfleckig, Wappen teils mit Abklatsch auf der jeweils gegenüberliegenden Seite. Es fehlt der 1 mehrfach gef. Holzschnitt-Karte (38,5 x 80,5cm) von Sebastian Münster. Oberrand beschnitten (ohne Textverlust). - Haller IV/744. Lonchamp 3314. Barth 19681. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        Apolinarii interpretatio Psalmorum versibus heroicis / Metaphrasis tou Psalteros dia sichon heroicon [graec?]

      Apud I. Bene-natum, 1580, Full-Leather, Book Condition: Good ConditionSize: 11cm x 17,5cm, [pp. 8] - pp. 200 - 256p / Binding rubbed at corner and spine. Hinges are cracked. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and solid. ONLY 2 COPIES FOUND AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY!!! EXTREMELY RARE!!! Text in Greek and Latin on facing pp., old catalogue slips on endpapers.[Adams A1302]. 8vo, Paris, apud Joannem Bene-natum, 1580. Photo available upon request, Livre

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        Constitutionum Provincialium Tarraconensium Libri Quinque.

      Tarracone, Apud Philippum Mey, 1580. - in-4. 28ff. 411pp. 24ff. Plein vélin souple, titre manuscrit au dos (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de cet ouvrage important pour l'histoire de Tarragone, publié par le grand humaniste et historien espagnol Antonio Agustin i Albanell. Né à Saragosse en 1516, Agustin étudia dans les universités d'Alcala de Henares et de Salamanque, puis dans celle de Bologne en Italie. Il fut un éminent jurisconsulte qui se vit confier d'importantes fonctions, dont celle d'auditeur dans la Sacra Rota Romana pour laquelle il avait eu l'appui de l'empereur Charles V. Evêque de Lérida en 1561 il fut nommé en 1576 évêque de Tarragone où il mourut en 1586. Cet ouvrage contient les règles - issues notamment des différents conciles qui avaient eu lieu à Tarragone- qui organisaient la vie sociale et la vie ecclésiastique. Il contient des directives sur les moeurs, l'économie, le commerce, l'alimentation, les sortilèges, les Juifs, les Arabes, etc. "Fruit de la réforme catholique autant que du renouveau des études juridiques, le droit écclésiastique fut également l'objet de publications savantes autant que de commenaires érudits ( ) Les travaux d'Antonio Agustin ne furent pas négligeables à cet égard. Philologue, numismate, historien du droit romain, il apporta à l'étude du droit canonique toutes les ressources de l'humanisme juridique dont il était l'un des meilleurs interprètes. Citons de lui son "Epitome Juris Pontifici" et ses "Constitutionum provincialium Tarraconensium libri quinque (1580), recueil des conciles de Tarragone et des ordonnances des archevêques de cette ville depuis les temps les plus reculés" (Sutto). Rousseurs, assez prononcées aux premiers feuillets. Infime travail de ver dans la marge intérieure de quelques pages, sans atteinte au texte. Bon exemplaire dans son vélin d'origine. Palau, 59845. Cf. "Antonio Agustín between Renaissance and Counter-Reform" ( Londres: The Warburg Institute, 1993). C. Sutto, "Les assises juridiques de l'histoire" [in:"L'Epoque de la Renaissance (Crises et essors nouveaux, 1560-1610)"]. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        S. IOANNIS DAMASCENI HISTORIA DE VITIS ET REBUS GESTIS SANCTORUM BARLAAM EREMITAE & JOSAPHAT REGIS INDORUM, GEORGIO TRAPEZUNTIO INTERPRETE

      ANTUERPIAE: APUD IOANNEM BELLERUM SUB AQUILA AUREA. In 24. Dim. 13x8 cm. Pp. (36)+370+(24).Rarissima edizione senza data ma del 1580 della nota leggenda "Barlaam Iosaphat". Il racconto, attribuito a San Giovanni Damasceno (676-749) e popolarissimo in età medievale narra la conversione di Iosafat per merito del Santo eremita Barlaam. Sembra che la storia venne in realtà ricalcata sul modello della vicenda della conversione del Buddha. San Giovanni Damasceno venne dichiarato dottore della chiesa nel 1890. Opera redatta a cura di Georges Trapezuntius. Alla fine del volume la breve opera "De comparatione regis et monachi" di Giovanni Cristostomo a cura di Germain Brice. Antica firma al frontespizio e sottolineature all'interno. Bella legatura in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Rarissimo, solo sette copie censite su ICCU. Collazionato e risultato completo. Copertina in piena pergamena molle seicentesca con titolo manoscritto al dorso in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Dorso coperto da pergamena. Lacci di chiusura mancanti. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Segni di tarlo al margine destro: a pag. (20), 43, 67, 113, 305, 329, 353 senza perdita di testo. A pag. 19, 91, 161 con perdita di qualche porzione di lettera. Gore d'acqua al margine inferiore delle prime 4 carte. Very scarce not dated edition but of around 1580 of the famous legend "Barlaam Iosaphat". The tale, attribuited to Saint John of Damascus (676-749) and very popular in Middle Age talks about the conversion of Iosafat for the merit of the Heremit Barlaam. It seems that the history was in reality compared on the model of the happening of conversion of Buddha. Saint John of Damascus was declaired doctor of church in 1890. Work redacted by Georges Trapezuntius At the end of the volume the brief work "De comparatione regis et monachi" by Giovanni Cristostomo by Germain Brice. Ancient signature in the title page and underlinings inside. Beauitufl full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine Very scarce work. Collationed and complete. Full parchment coeval cover of the XVII century with manuscripted title in the spine in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine. Spine covered by parchment. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings. Worming in the right edge: in pag. (20), 43, 67, 113, 305, 329, 353 with no loss of text. In pag. 19, 91, 161 with loss of some portion of letter. Humidity stains in the lower edge of the first 4 pages.

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        DELLA SUMMA DE I SECRETI UNIVERSALI IN OGNI MATERIA Parte Prima (- Seconda). Di nuovo ristampati, et ricorretti.

      Venetia, (Grazioso Percacino), 1580. In-16 p. (mm. 150x98), 2 parti in 1 vol., mz. pelle settecentesca, filetti e tit. oro su tassello (rifatto) al dorso, 8 cc.nn., 152 cc.num.; 8 cc.nn., 152 cc.num., marca ai due frontespizi, ornato da grandi iniziali silografate. Nella Prima parte vi sono contenuti i "Secreti" ?"Si per huomini, & donne d?'alto ingegno, come ancora per Medici, & ogni sorte d?'Artefici industriosi, & ad ogni persona virtuosa accomodate?" - Nella Seconda i "Secreti" ?"Ne?' quali si contengono i rimedi utili à l?'infermità, & altre cose bellissime, ingeniose & artificiose, come nella Tavola potrai vedere?". Vi sono contenute ricette assai curiose. Opera non comune, più volte ristampata. Cfr. Wellcome,5573 che cita l?'ediz. di Venezia, 1561 (probabilmente la prima) - Adams,II, p.160 e Durling,3948, un?'ediz. del 1575 - Krivatsy, p. 1009 e Michel,VII, pp. 51 e 52 citano 4 ediz. del XVII sec. - Caillet,III,9602. Leggermente corto del margine sup., lieve alone margin. solo su alc. cc., una carta sapientem. restaur. per fori di tarlo con trascriz. di alcune parole del testo, altrim. ben conservato.

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        2 Gesamtansichten auf 1 Blatt, jeweils im Himmel großes Wappen.

      . altkol. Kupferstich aus Braun - Hogenberg, 1580, 30,5 x 48,2.

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        EXERCITATIO LINGUAE LATINAE

      VENETIIS : APUD HAEREDES MELCHIORIS SESSAE, 1580. In 16. Dim. 15,5x10,5 cm. Pp. 114+(5). Rara edizione del 1580 di questa nota opera del filosofo e umanista spagnolo Jean Luis Vives (Valencia 1492-Bruges 1540). Costretto a lasciare il suo paese a causa dell'Inquisizione nel 1509 studiò a Parigi per poi trasferirsi a Bruges. Con quest'opera, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1538, Vives tentò un rinnovamento nell'insegnamento della lingua latina proponendo lo studio attraverso dialoghi su temi quotidiani (giochi, Mendoza, vestiti e sveglia al mattino, casa, scuola, convivio, giochi di carta, regole dei giochi, corpo degli uomini, educazione ecc..). Alla fine dei dialoghi annotazioni di Pedro Mota e parte finale sulla scrittura delle lettere. Numerose antiche annotazioni manoscritte ai margini. Bella legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con titolo su tassello al dorso. Purtroppo l'ultima carta bianca risulta mancante. Paret del titolo colorato a mano. Numerazione singola. Bel frontespizio con vignetta e parte del titolo entro cornice. Raro, solo tre copie censite su EDIT 16 Copertina in mezza pelle ottocentesca con titolo in oro al dorso in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e segni di tarlo al dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con rare fioriture e qualche gora di umidità. Piccola parte mancante a pag. 16 senza perdita di testo. Qualche macchia nel testo e segno di usura a pag. 44 con piccola perdita di testo. Segno di tarlo e restauro al margine di piegatura delle prime due carte senza perdita di testo. Scarce edition of 1580 of thsi scarce work by the spanish phylosopher and humanist Jean Luis Vives (Valencia 1492-Bruges 1540). Vvives was forced to leave his town in 1509 due to Inquisition, he studied in Paris and then moved in Bruges. With this work, published for the first time in 1538, Vives tried a renewing in teaching of latin language proposing its study through dialogues on daily themes (games, Mendoza, dresses and wake up in the morning, house, school, lunch, paper games, rules of games, body of men, education etc..). At the end of the dialogues notes by Pedro Mota and final part about writing of letters. Different ancient manuscripted notes in the edges. Beautiful half leather cover of the XIX century with golden title in the spine. Unfortunately the last white page is missing. Single numbering. Beautiufl title page with vignette and part of the title in a frame coloured by hand. Scarce copy. Half leather cover of the XIX century with golden title in the spine in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and with wormings in the spine. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings and some humidity stains. Some missing part in pag. 16 with no loss of text. Some stain in the text and wearing in pag. 44 with slight loss of text. Womring and restauration sign in the folding edge fo the first two pages with no loss of text.

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        Cronologia del Mondo

      Venice: Stamerla della Luna, 1580. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary limp vellum, soiled, a few old stamps to spine, lacking front endpaper and pastedown torn. A few pencil marks to table and errata, otherwise clean - a nicely printed edition of Sonsovino's history of the world. It appeared a year before his celebrated history of Venice. (liv), (2), 303pp. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045019.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        De Ioannis Calvine, magni quondam Genevensium ministri, vita, moribus, rebus gestis, studijs, ac denique morte historia. Nunc ex gallico eius Parisijs impresso exemplari Lantine reddita. Vorgebunden: Wigand, Johannes. De persecutione piorum. Exiliis piorum. (Frankfurt, G. Coruinus, 1580).

      Köln, Alectorius u. J. Soteris, 1580.. Ca. 17 x 11 cm. 12 Seiten, Seite 17-147 (so komplett), mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel und großen Holzschnitt-Porträt von Calvin verso Titel; 368 Seiten, 4 Blätter, mit Holzschnitt-Vignette auf Titel und am Schluss (Wigand). Schweinslederband der Zeit mit Rollen- und Plattenstempeln (Taufe Christi und Mariä Verkündigung) auf den Deckeln (Signatur-Märkchen auf Rücken).. Erste lateinische Ausgabe. Zu I. VD 16, BN 6509 - Adams B 2362 - Erstmals 1577 auf Französisch in Paris erschienen. Jerome Bolsec (gestorben 1584 in Annecy), Theologe und Arzt, war "zunächst Karamelit in Paris, wandte sich der Reformation zu, geriet hinsichtlich der Prädestinationslehre in Streit mit Jean Calvi, wurde 1551 verhaftet und aus Genf, später auch aus Bern verbannt. Seine Biographien Calvins und Theodor Bezas dienten bis ins 19 Jh. der Polemik gegen den Calvinismus" (Lexikon der Reformationszeit, S. 87). Mit schönem Holzschnitt-Porträt von Calvin. Zu II. Erste Ausgabe. VD 16, W 2822. Seltenes Werk des evangelischen Theologen und Reformators Johannes Wigand (um 1523-1587), der an allen wichtigen Lehrstreitigkeiten, die nach Luthers Tod in der evangelischen Kirche ausbrachen, beteiligt war. Einband etwas angestaubt und fleckig; Vermerk auf Vorsatz (Liber Prohibitg.), Titel von I. mit winzigem Randausriss, etwas gebräunt. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Natoliae Qvae Olim Asia Minor, nova De:scriptio

      Antwerp 1580 - Size : 316x227 (mm), 12.375x8.875 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Apolinarii interpretatio Psalmorum versibus heroicis / Metaphrasis tou Psalteros dia sichon heroicon [graecé]

      Apud I. Bene-natum, Paris 1580 - [pp. 8] - pp. 200 - 256p / Binding rubbed at corner and spine. Hinges are cracked. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and solid. ONLY 2 COPIES FOUND AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY!!! EXTREMELY RARE!!! Text in Greek and Latin on facing pp., old catalogue slips on endpapers. [Adams A1302]. 8vo, Paris, apud Joannem Bene-natum, 1580. Photo available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Mons Pessulanus, Montpellier - Turo, Tours - Pictavis, sive Pictavia.

      [Cologne], ca 1580 - Gravure sur cuivre en coloris d"époque, comprenant trois vues légendées en français et en latin: Montpellier 23,5 x 15,5 cm; Tours 23,5 x 15,5 cm; Poitiers 48,5 x 15,5 cm (dimensions de la feuille 54,5 x 41 cm). Texte en latin au dos. Bel exemplaire. Jolies vues cavalières des villes de Montpellier, Tours, et Poitiers, extraite du "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" de Braun, Van der Novel et Hogenberg, premier atlas de vues de villes publié à Cologne à partir de 1572. Une légende en français présente les principaux monuments de chaque ville.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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